Posts for Bideford

Lazy Jacks opens at Affinity Devon tomorrow

Family owned Lazy Jacks – which got its name from the family’s beloved lazy cat Jack – offers high-quality, bright and colourful clothing for women, men and children, with discounts of up to 70% off. To celebrate their official opening on Friday, the store will be giving away a free Lazy […]

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Torridge play areas start to reopen on 6th July

Torridge Council has announced that play areas in the district will start to reopen from next Monday 6th July in line with a relaxation of government lockdown restrictions. The facilities have been closed since March when the government introduced measures to halt the spread of coronavirus and as part of a […]

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Armed Forces Week virtual celebrations

Today usually marks the start of week-long gatherings and celebrations around the Country as part of Armed Forces Week, in honour of Servicemen and Women both past and present. The events are a celebration and recognition of the contribution and sacrifices made by all members of our armed forces, the […]

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Torridge offers free parking until 15th June to support businesses

During recent months Torridge Councillors suspended parking charges in the district in response to the evolving Coronavirus crisis. The move was in part to support NHS Staff and Care workers as they carried on working and also other residents, who found themselves restricted to their homes, with more cars than […]

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Torridge announces re-opening of some council facilities

From Torridge Council:   Torridge Council has announced the reopening of some of the facilities it owns or operates in response to changes in Government guidance and directives issued over last weekend. Officers and Councillors have been reviewing which facilities can be safely reopened, how these would be manned and […]

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Break in at East the Water Tesco

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are investigating after two men wearing hospital masks carried out an early morning break-in at a Bideford supermarket. The men, who were dressed in black, smashed a front window to get inside Tesco in Manteo Way, East the Water, around 2.05 am yesterday, 10 […]

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Tributes paid to ex Torridge councillor

Tributes have been paid to ex Torridge District councillor Johnny Langton-Lockton who has sadly passed away at the age of 70. He was a District Councillor and Ward member for Orchard Hill in Torridge from 2015-2019. Johnny was an active member of the Council during his time in office and […]

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Aldi joins national free school meal voucher scheme

Aldi has confirmed today (Tuesday 21 April) it has signed up to the national voucher scheme, which is one of the ways the Government is supporting children on free school meals during the Covid-19 outbreak. Aldi joins a range of supermarkets including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose and M&S where […]

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Thanks to all the lovely supermarket staff out there

Went to do my weekly supermarket shop, this time at Morrisons in Bideford. Ringing the changes helps create a weird kind of variety. All was good. The staff are very organised and now have screens to help protect them (and us). Sanitiser and security folk at the doors to ensure […]

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Hit and run incident sends cyclist to hospital

Police investigating reports of a hit and run are appealing for witnesses. Emergency services were called just after 1pm on Thursday 26 March to the A388 between Monkleigh and Salterns to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and a lorry. The cyclist, a man in his 70s, was located […]

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